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Helmet

Object Number:
MS850
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 43
Tomb of Warrior
Date Made:
725-700 BC
Early Date:
-725
Late Date:
-700
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Crested Helmet. Mended and restored. Made from two sheets of hammered bronze, one of which, slightly larger, is folded over the edge of the other along outer margin of crest and behind large protruding rivets beneath the crest. Oblong rectangular pieces riveted over the joints for greater strength where strain was heaviest. Nine rivets fasten each of the re-inforcements, 3 protruding ornamental rivets in center, 3 plain on either side. Decoration of crest: lines and rows of dots of various sizes arranged around a large central boss.
Height:
43cm
Width:
40.5cm
Other Number:
820   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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The Classical World: Italy ( Jun 1958 - 1969)
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44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 109-110, no. 43; p. C1, pl. 3
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 129, fig. 117
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14, no. 17
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[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, fig. 8
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[Book] Connolly, Peter. 1981. Greece and Rome at War. 320.
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[Book] Stary, P. F. Zur eisenzeitlichen Bewaffnung und Kampfeweise in Mittelitalien. Marburger Studien zur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte Vol.: 3.
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, no. 6, pl. II
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. 4 (6): 149-177. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 155, pl. IV, no. 7, pl. 2
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[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1920. "Ancient Helmets in Italy". The Museum Journal. 11 (1): 68-76.
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[Book] Frothingham, Arthur L. 1910. Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia; with sixty-one full page plates. 343.
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[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).
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